Kevin Groark

Dr, PhD in Anthropology, PhD in Psychoanalytic Sciences

  • 98 Citations
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19962019
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1996

Ritual and therapeutic use of "hallucinogenic" harvester ants (Pogonomyrmex) in native south-central California

Groark, K. P., 1996, In : Journal of Ethnobiology. 16, 1, p. 1-29 29 p.

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Pogonomyrmex
religious behavior
therapeutics
Pogonomyrmex barbatus
Solenopsis geminata
1997

To warm the blood, to warm the flesh: the role of the steambath in Highland Maya (Tzeltal-Tzotzil) ethnomedicine

Groark, K. P., 1997, In : Journal of Latin American Lore. 20, 1, p. 3-95 93 p.

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2001

Taxonomic identity of "hallucinogenic" harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex californicus) confirmed

Groark, K. P., 2001, In : Journal of Ethnobiology. 21, 2, p. 133-144 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pogonomyrmex californicus
Solenopsis geminata
ingestion
therapeutics
insects
2005

Vital warmth and well-being: Steambathing as household therapy among the Tzeltal and Tzotzil Maya of highland Chiapas, Mexico

Groark, K. P., Aug 2005, In : Social Science and Medicine. 61, 4 SPEC. ISS., p. 785-795 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mexico
Hot Temperature
well-being
Health
health
2008

Social opacity and the dynamics of empathic in-sight among the tzotzil maya of Chiapas, Mexico

Groark, K. P., 2008, In : Ethos. 36, 4, p. 427-448 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mexico
transparency
emotion
interaction
Opacity
2009

Discourses of the soul: The negotiation of personal agency in tzotzil maya dream narrative

Groark, K. P., Nov 2009, In : American Ethnologist. 36, 4, p. 705-721 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

narrative
discourse
ethnopsychology
resources
responsibility
2010
tobacco use
gourds
Nicotiana tabacum
nicotine
religious behavior
2013

Toward a cultural phenomenology of intersubjectivity: The extended relational field of the Tzotzil Maya of highland Chiapas, Mexico

Groark, K. P., Jul 2013, In : Language and Communication. 33, 3, p. 278-291 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

intersubjectivity
phenomenology
Interpersonal Relations
Mexico
Consciousness
2017
Open Access
File
Chiapas
Highlands
Maya
Interpersonal Relations
Causation

Specters of social antagonism: the cultural psychodynamics of dream aggression among the Tzotzil Maya of San Juan Chamula (Chiapas, Mexico)

Groark, K. P., 7 Sep 2017, In : Ethos. 45, 3, p. 314-341 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

phantasy
antagonism
aggression
Mexico
interpersonal relation
2019

Freud among the Boasians: psychoanalytic influence and ambivalence in American anthropology

Groark, K. P., Aug 2019, In : Current Anthropology. 60, 4, p. 559-573, 585-588 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ambivalence
anthropology
psychoanalytic theory
ethnology
appeal

Invited comment on "Of House or Bush: Cultural Psychodynamics of Spirit Children and Infanticide in Northern Ghana"

Groark, K. P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Current Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review